Accumulator fitting - see pic

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robmaxfli
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Accumulator fitting - see pic

Postby robmaxfli » Mon Aug 07, 2017 6:16 pm

Hi All,

I have a concern about the larger line in the pic that goes into the accumulator. Even if I fully tighten and thread the fitting together, I am able to still pull the mating connection apart with my hands. Shouldn't the threaded coupling keep the line together tight enough so that I cannot pull it apart?

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Cusser
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Re: Accumulator fitting - see pic

Postby Cusser » Tue Aug 08, 2017 6:28 am

Yes, should not be play in the fitting, something is wrong. Cannot see photo because of PhotoSucket new policy.
robmaxfli
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Re: Accumulator fitting - see pic

Postby robmaxfli » Tue Aug 08, 2017 10:04 am

There really isn't play in the connection - it will hold a vacuum...but I am just surprised that I can pull out the line going into the Accumulator - if I really want to...The nut that slides over the connection and threads into the Accumulator is over an inch wide - so its big..

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